Had it not been the force of mere indignation & power of sheer frustration, I would have not dared to write “Berekete Mergem!” In this poem, I have cursed all. abraham-berekete-mergem. abraham-berekete-mergem. Text; Yigitimgubae. abraham-berekete-mergem. – (A ) A_ _ E * * * * * * A _ . link to Tweet; Embed Tweet. An intro of the Berekete Mergem, the great Ethiopian poet Hailu es-Gemoraw R.I.P (ነብስህን በገነት.
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As a mother, she remains to be the center of affection, attraction and adornment. But the title of his thesis in itself became a costly venture, which forced him to surrender his entire initial thesis work to the Chinese authorities who felt that his thesis was loaded with political criticism on Chinese literature.
Hailu’s books of poetry, fables, play stories, history, philosophy, ebrekete and various other subjects which he single-handedly prepared, mregem widely read by thousands of Ethiopians both at home and elsewhere in Diaspora.
His depth of knowledge and interest in geophysics dealing with the internal mergeem of the Earth as well as his ability of putting terms in a triangular meaningful dimensions are all amazing. Thus he had to move between his parent’s home and jail several times.
His life goes on while the lives of many, who he knew in the good-old-days, have persistently been passing away without his physical presence to share the respective family mourning. Eventually, just instinctively and intuitively, Hailu got seriously immersed into the philosophy of life and death. He was thus suspected to be one of the ringleaders’ known to conscript young university students to revolt against the then government.
To name few among his unique and master literature contributions and scripts suffice to list nine of them herein below: His deep-grabbing bwrekete for languages, fine arts and music are mfrgem reflected in these writings and spoken expressions of Geez, Amharic and Chinese megrem.
Later, Hailu shifted to the Ethiopian Language Studies of the then Haile Selassie I University where he pursued his studies of classical morphology and phonology of linguistics. In mids, when he left the central prison in Addis Ababa, Hailu resumed teaching at the Technical High School and later as a language course instructor at the Addis Ababa Teachers Collage.
Likewise, death is surrounded by lots of creatures, mergej carrying a momentary life, which will be dispossessed by it at any time.
Berekete Mergem | የግጥም ጉባዔ
This work remains to be popular among students majoring or studying Amharic. The sophistication he adds on his paintings, the pictures he takes and the songs he composes are all amazing and amusing to those of us who happen to know Hailu a bit closer.
In Hailu’s view, possibly that is why Ethiopia remains to have several rivalries and foes to this very day. In the meantime, an attempt is being made to bring Hailu to Canada. Hailu still remains on the move trying to secure residence and work permit elsewhere. To quench his youth dreams about life, Hailu focused his curiosity on and attempted to examine about creation and the inter-links lying between humanity and her ever-existing surroundings. Likewise, at this juncture, this all rounded man of our nation deserves recognition from those of us who are of the same offspring, sharing and breathing the winds of common upbringing in and suffering for mother Ethiopia.
Having read numerous books, Gemoraw acquired lots of knowledge, which enabled him to publish 30 works out of over a hundred manuscripts, some of which are bound and ready for publication. Through numerous writings and famous poetic works, this living legend, Novelist, Poet Hailu Gebre Yohannes has already won the minds, taken the souls and stolen the hearts of numerous Ethiopians.
Upon completion of compiling his findings for his thesis, he started to critically write each of the chapters for his doctoral thesis. It was at that time that Hailu began gaining fluency in Geez and Amharic and eventually became sharp and solid in them to the extent that he could write dictum filled with polemic interpretations; and even converse secretive matters in Geez with priests and literate monks.
Those who died include his parents, whose loss touched him most.
To his dismay, Hailu was taken back immediately to the central jail suspected to have included statements in that book attacking certain Ethiopian officials of the time. Meanwhile, he applied for political asylum in Stockholm. Unique enough, Hailu’s three dimensional dictum writing style follows strict rhyming and writing schemes that read smooth but unique in their own ways.
Make a Free Website with Yola. In remembrance of his literary contributions, a get-together feast was organized and held in by a group of Ethiopians living in Sweden.
Thus, one lives momentarily to die and one dies in due time and space to give more room for the predecessors’ future life. Although a young student of theology, Hailu’s personal inclination tilted more and more towards knowing more about physics, astronomy, astrology and chemistry. The Chinese Embassy denied him entry visa claiming that he is under persona-non-grata. He has spent lots of his lifetime and energy selflessly working for and denouncing the wanton killings and massacres of innocent Ethiopian citizens left out on the cold, without entering into the issue of ethnicity or ethnic politics.
Hailu Gemorawthrough his unique literary works, reminds us the Ethiopia that we know of as the mosaic of a conglomerate of people, culture and landscape giving the society its entity and ever-graceful beauty. Particularly, while living in exile, he lost most of his dear and near relatives as well as friends.
Among the most popular poems that won awards for his ability of writing poetry one was Hailu’s famous dictum known to this very day as: His lifelong works attempt to catch and put into picture the contrasts between the people living in the highland cold and in the lowland hot climatic conditions of Ethiopia.
Upon completion of the basic studies of the Chinese language, Hailu composed a large Chinese-Amharic dictionary and a Chinese-English phrase book.
But as a teenager Hailu opted to study modern education instructed in English at Menelik High school while at the same time offering church service, as a Deacon, at the Holy Trinity Church at Arat Kilo. Thus, to Hailu, life is surrounded by lots of potential causes for an actual death.
Ultimately, he had to move to Stockholm where he lives to the present day.
Gemoraw on Gemoraw: Why I Write? The Basic Motive of My Literary Work
His three dimensional Tran-disciplinary approach to the real world situations transcends in all spheres of life, as it is a gathering of views from theological, social, anthropological and humanistic and scientific perspectives of the early times.
Thus he leads an unsettled and a turbulent life of a lonely lion. Most of his literary works since then are thus direct reflections of his vested interest in teaching Ethiopian masses. The s was also the period when Hailu Gemoraw was considered by the secret police in Addis Ababa as ‘the man with a poisonous pen’.
Today, Gemoraw’s mergen to Ethiopian literature takes a big share of the Amharic Literature. The Swedes felt that a new government with whom Hailu has no serious confrontations is running Ethiopia.